Top 10 Best Waxhaw Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 11,577 students in Waxhaw, NC (there are 2 private schools, serving 126 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Waxhaw, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%). Waxhaw has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Waxhaw, NC are Marvin Ridge High School, Rea View Elementary School and Marvin Ridge Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waxhaw, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 81% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Waxhaw have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 1% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Waxhaw, NC Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marvin Ridge High School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2825 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1520
Grades: 9-12
| 2,032 students
Rank: #22.
Rea View Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 Reid Dairy Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1524
Grades: K-5
| 615 students
Rank: #33.
Marvin Ridge Middle School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2831 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 1,397 students
Rank: #44.
Cuthbertson High School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-0105
Grades: 9-12
| 1,937 students
Rank: #55.
Marvin Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9700 Marvin School Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-6357
Grades: PK-5
| 747 students
Rank: #66.
New Town Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Waxhaw-indian Tr. Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1525
Grades: PK-5
| 742 students
Rank: #77.
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1505
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #88.
Cuthbertson Middle School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1520 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-0107
Grades: 6-8
| 1,353 students
Rank: #99.
Kensington Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8701 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 1,023 students
Rank: #1010.
Western Union Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4111 Western Union Sch Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-6355
Grades: PK-5
| 522 students
Rank: #1111.
Waxhaw Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Old Providence Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1590
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1212.
South Providence
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 South Providence Street
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1580
Grades: 6-12
| 46 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Waxhaw, NC?
How many public schools are located in Waxhaw, NC?
12 public schools are located in Waxhaw, NC.
What percentage of students in Waxhaw, NC go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Waxhaw, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Waxhaw, NC?
Waxhaw, NC public schools minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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